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Old 05-06-2011, 06:05 AM   #1
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Help with the Fat Bob lift rear add a leafs (2010 5 lug)

Has any found the Fat Bob instructions misleading. Either they gave me a generic instruction for several trucks or the 6 lug 4x4. Anyways, i got the spacer on the front after several modifications(i.e. drilling a hole above the spacer due to one long screw from the original strut and having to cut a brake line bracket off the strut b/c of having to rotate the strut 180 degrees).

Now i'm working on the rear "add a leafs". First question, in the instructions the axle is beneath the leafs. On my truck (2010 5 lug) the axle is above the leafs. Does this kit put the axle beneath? Or does the additional leaf add more spring rate and result in the truck to raise up?

Question 2: What is the purpose of the 4 long threaded bolts(for lack of better words). They have nuts included. I'm not sure where they go.

Thanks for the help. Front looks good, hopefully i can finish the back soon!
-Alex
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Old 05-06-2011, 07:20 AM   #2
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Has any found the Fat Bob instructions misleading. Either they gave me a generic instruction for several trucks or the 6 lug 4x4. Anyways, i got the spacer on the front after several modifications(i.e. drilling a hole above the spacer due to one long screw from the original strut and having to cut a brake line bracket off the strut b/c of having to rotate the strut 180 degrees).

Now i'm working on the rear "add a leafs". First question, in the instructions the axle is beneath the leafs. On my truck (2010 5 lug) the axle is above the leafs. Does this kit put the axle beneath? Or does the additional leaf add more spring rate and result in the truck to raise up?

Question 2: What is the purpose of the 4 long threaded bolts(for lack of better words). They have nuts included. I'm not sure where they go.

Thanks for the help. Front looks good, hopefully i can finish the back soon!
-Alex
Axle stays above the leafs! You take off stock ubolts and take the leafs apart. Put the AAL between the two stock leafs and the long bottom leaf. Put leaf back together and use the ubolts provided with Fat Bob's kit.
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Sounds like they gave you instructions for the 6 lug kit. There is an instructional video on the readylift website that is basically the same process for the Fat Bob's kit.
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Has any found the Fat Bob instructions misleading. Either they gave me a generic instruction for several trucks or the 6 lug 4x4. Anyways, i got the spacer on the front after several modifications(i.e. drilling a hole above the spacer due to one long screw from the original strut and having to cut a brake line bracket off the strut b/c of having to rotate the strut 180 degrees).

Now i'm working on the rear "add a leafs". First question, in the instructions the axle is beneath the leafs. On my truck (2010 5 lug) the axle is above the leafs. Does this kit put the axle beneath? Or does the additional leaf add more spring rate and result in the truck to raise up?

Question 2: What is the purpose of the 4 long threaded bolts(for lack of better words). They have nuts included. I'm not sure where they go.

Thanks for the help. Front looks good, hopefully i can finish the back soon!
-Alex
i had the same problem, so i just found and printed the ready lift instructions. oh and watched the install video a few times.
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